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Kidney Kidney Gross Pathology Question

A 17-year-old boy with chronic renal insufficiency undergoes a unilateral nephrectomy. A photograph of the resected kidney is shown. Which of the following pathologic processes is most likely present in the kidney?

A) Acute glomerulonephritis
B) Acute tubular necrosis
C) Angiomyolipoma
D) Autosomal recessive PKD
E) Fibromuscular dysplasia
F) Hydronephrosis
G) Nephroblastoma
H) Papillary thrombosis
I) Renal vein thrombosis
J) Staghorn Calculus
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F) Hydronephrosis
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F) Hydronephrosis
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Default hydronephrosis

I think its hydronephrosis beacuse the renal pelvis is dilated.
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It is Hydronephrosis. Renal calyces are normally concave shaped in this specimen they look convex. There is also atrophy of cortex.
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